Kanpur



a city in S Uttar Pradesh, in N India, on the Ganges River.
noun
an industrial city in NE India, in S Uttar Pradesh on the River Ganges: scene of the massacre by Nana Sahib of British soldiers and European families and his later defeat by British forces in 1857. Pop: 2 532 138 (2001) Former name Cawnpore

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